World Leaders Congratulate Libya on Transition of Power

Libya’s ruling council handed over power to a newly elected national assembly on Wednesday in the North African country’s first peaceful transition of power in its modern history but which comes amid heightened violence. In a late-night ceremony held under tight security in Tripoli, the National Transitional Council (NTC), political arm of the opposition forces […]

Libya Signs Fire Engine Deal with Spanish Company

At a meeting in Tripoli, Libya’s Ministers’ council gave the go-ahead to the Ministry of Transportation (Aviation authority) to sign a contract worth 3 million Euros with the Spanish Stream global company for the importation of five fire engines to be used at Libyan airports. According to the report from Tripoli Post, the Minister of […]

Video: Libya, The Aftermath of War

Libya is contaminated with hundreds of thousands of explosive remnants of war that threaten the safety of civilians and aid workers. If these bombs are not properly managed, they could end up in the wrong hands, jeopardizing Libya’s recovery and international security. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is currently on the ground to […]

OMV Libyan Output Close to pre-Revolution Levels

Austrian energy group OMV said it will take most of the rest of this year to restore its Libyan production to levels of reliability seen before the revolution. Jaap Huijskes, head of exploration and production, told a news conference: “There’s work ongoing. It will take most of the rest of this year to get back […]

Libyan PM calls for Revival of Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Libyan Prime Minister Abdel Rahim al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] (pictured) has called for an “active and serious” Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), during a visit to Morocco, the first such visit since Moammar Qaddafi’s ouster. Visiting Morocco, Kib told reporters in Rabat: “The Maghreb Union is a vessel that contains many of our dreams… [But these] will […]

RWE: Pre-Qual for Provision of Casing Supply in Libya

RWE Dea Cyrenaica GmbH – Libya Branch (Company) intend to issue the tender described below and wish to invite for pre-qualification, interested, experienced and reputable companies (contractor) specialized in providing Casing Supply Services. SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY: The Area 58 (Cyrenaica) work program consists drilling of two exploration vertical wells until 31 May, 2013. Maximum […]

Plan to Build 50,000 Houses in Libya

Libya’s Ministry of Housing has announced that it plans to build 50,000 houses over the next six to 18 months, according to Bloomberg. Government spokesman Nasser al Mannae said the planned construction will honour a commitment to urban housing interrupted by last year’s revolution. “Given the displacement and damage caused by last year’s conflict, there […]